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by KdenKden
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help!!! Queens with parasitic fungus!
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: Help!!! Queens with parasitic fungus!

https://lasiusnigerants.blogspot.com/2019/06/blog-post.html

does it look like this?
by KdenKden
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help!!! Queens with parasitic fungus!
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: Help!!! Queens with parasitic fungus!

You should provide some photos of the mold and queen to better understand your situation.
by KdenKden
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Mold in test tube, brand new colony.
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Mold in test tube, brand new colony.

So i have a Solenopsis Molesta queen with some eggs and her test tube already has some mold growing. Should I try transferring her to another test tube that holds a queen with some eggs, because im currently out of test tubes OR should i add some soil to the test tube and maybe springtails to deal w...
by KdenKden
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 Queens to ID !!!
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: 2 Queens to ID !!!

Yes please large 10 mm brown queen https://i.ibb.co/DrbWdnn/IMG-0820.jpg https://i.ibb.co/9grgGH1/IMG-0821.jpg https://i.ibb.co/MknV8VG/IMG-0845.jpg 5 mm yellow ant https://i.ibb.co/Q9cSpFF/IMG-0826.jpg https://i.ibb.co/FJ6hfwj/IMG-0828.jpg https://i.ibb.co/VxrRp9T/IMG-0841.jpg https://i.ibb.co/6NB...
by KdenKden
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 Queens to ID !!!
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: 2 Queens to ID !!!

Camponotus wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:56 am
I think the queen is pheidolie but the yellow i think it's a male ant i can't really see
Would you like me to post clearer photos?
by KdenKden
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 Queens to ID !!!
Replies: 4
Views: 83

2 Queens to ID !!!

Both caught on 6/29/19 in LA california. Yellow ant: 5mm Dark brown ant: 10 mm / 1 cm https://i.ibb.co/sCgF3Fz/IMG-0800.jpg https://i.ibb.co/TWqSqWc/IMG-0802.jpg https://i.ibb.co/SBX1YtW/IMG-0803.jpg https://i.ibb.co/93JsbDV/IMG-0806.jpg https://i.ibb.co/3fvXb88/IMG-0807.jpg https://i.ibb.co/KDcmjG4...
by KdenKden
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Springtails??
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: Springtails??

Depends on the species spring tails tend to love with ants in the wild as a super cleaning team. Certain ants will hunt springtails if no other food sources is a available. But this can prove to be difficult as springtails have evolved to not be eaten by those they work near so it may prove too muc...
by KdenKden
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Feeding Thief Ants
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: Feeding Thief Ants

Anyone know what to feed a new Thief Ant colony in a test tube, with about 3 workers. I need protein and sweet stuff. Solenopsis molesta have a peculiar diet. They are also known as 'grease ants' since they prefer insects and grease over insects and carbs. I once owned a colony, and they seemed to ...
by KdenKden
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Feeding Thief Ants
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: Feeding Thief Ants

Anyone know what to feed a new Thief Ant colony in a test tube, with about 3 workers. I need protein and sweet stuff. Solenopsis molesta have a peculiar diet. They are also known as 'grease ants' since they prefer insects and grease over insects and carbs. I once owned a colony, and they seemed to ...